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St George's Church, Barton in Fabis

The first church was built soon after 1086, probably of perishable stone often used on the south side of the Trent and the village being liable to flooding, there is now no trace of this. The present church was begun about 1369 after the Black Death had emptied 65 of the 125 benefices in Nottinghamshire. A wave of devotion swept through the country and many churches were then enlarged or rebuilt (…